खाना

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /kʰɑː.nɑː/, [kʰäː.n̪äː]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Prakrit 𑀔𑀸𑀡 (khāṇa), from Sanskrit खादन (khādana, the act of eating; food) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-). Doublet of खान (khān) and खादन (khādan).

Noun[edit]

खाना (khānām (Urdu spelling کھانا‎)

  1. food, meal
    इस होटल में अच्छा खाना मिल सकता है
    is hoṭal mẽ acchā khānā mil saktā hai.
    You can get good food in this hotel.
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Hindi verb set
खाना (khānā)
खिलाना (khilānā)
खिलवाना (khilvānā)

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀔𑀸𑀤𑀺 (khādi), from Sanskrit खादति (khādati). Cognate with Konkani खाव्चे (khāvce), Gujarati ખાવું (khāvũ), Marathi खाणे (khāṇe), Sindhi کائِڻُ‎ / खाइणु, Punjabi ਖਾਣਾ (khāṇā) / کھانا(khānā), Nepali खानु (khānu), Garhwali खाणु (khāṇu), Bhojpuri खाईल (khāīl), Bengali খাওয়া (khaoẏa), Assamese খা (kha), Sylheti ꠈꠣꠃꠣ (xáua), Rajbanshi खाबा, Sinhalese කනවා (kanawā), Dhivehi ކަނީ(kanī).

Verb[edit]

खाना (khānā) (Urdu spelling کھانا‎)

  1. to eat, subsist on
    हिन्दू धर्म के अनुसार, गाय का माँस नहीं खाना चाहिए
    hindū dharm ke anusār, gāy kā mā̃s nahī̃ khānā cāhie.
    According to the Hindu religion, you should not eat beef.
  2. (idiomatic) to obtain (usually by wrong means)
    पैसे खानाpaise khānāto obtain money by wrong means
  3. to accept, receive (often of physical violence)
    थप्पड़ खानाthappaṛ khānāto be slapped

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

खाना (khānām

  1. nuqtaless form of ख़ाना (xānā)

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian خانه(xāne).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

खाना (khānām

  1. place

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Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʰana/, [kʰä̃nä]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Khasa Prakrit 𑀔𑀸𑀡, from Sanskrit खादन (khādana, the act of eating; food) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-). Related to खानु (khānu, to eat).

Noun[edit]

खाना (khānā)

  1. food

Declension[edit]

Declension of खाना
Singular Plural
nominative खाना (khānā) खानाहरू (khānāharū)
accusative खानालाई (khānālāī) खानाहरूलाई (khānāharūlāī)
instrumental खानाले (khānāle) खानाहरूले (khānāharūle)
dative खानालाई (khānālāī) खानाहरूलाई (khānāharūlāī)
ablative खानाबाट (khānābāṭa) खानाहरूबाट (khānāharūbāṭa)
genitive खानाको (khānāko) खानाहरूको (khānāharūko)
locative खानामा (khānāmā) खानाहरूमा (khānāharūmā)
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian خانه(xāne).

Noun[edit]

खाना (khānā)

  1. compartment

Declension[edit]

Declension of खाना
Singular Plural
nominative खाना (khānā) खानाहरू (khānāharū)
accusative खानालाई (khānālāī) खानाहरूलाई (khānāharūlāī)
instrumental खानाले (khānāle) खानाहरूले (khānāharūle)
dative खानालाई (khānālāī) खानाहरूलाई (khānāharūlāī)
ablative खानाबाट (khānābāṭa) खानाहरूबाट (khānāharūbāṭa)
genitive खानाको (khānāko) खानाहरूको (khānāharūko)
locative खानामा (khānāmā) खानाहरूमा (khānāharūmā)
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

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